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Wayne Franklin MLB Career Stats

14-16 5.54 323.0 216 1.55

Wayne Franklin Bio

  • Full Name: Gary Wayne Franklin
  • Born: 3/9/1974 in Wilmington, DE
  • Draft: 1996, Los Angeles Dodgers, 36th rd. (1078th overall)
  • College: Maryland - Baltimore County
  • Debut: July 24, 2000
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/30/2006
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MLB Career Stats 14 16 5.54 143 40 0 323.0 216 1.55


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Games Started

Season GS Rank
2003 34 3rd in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2003 1 24th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2003 1 11th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2003 194.2 24th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2003 5.36 16th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2003 1.23 1st in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2003 94 5th in NL


Season H Rank
2003 201 17th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2003 36 1st in NL

Gary Wayne Franklin Bio Info

Gary Wayne Franklin resides in Rising Sun, Md., with his wife, Judy, and their 3 sons, Ryan, Jacob and Coty...Graduated from North East (Md.) High...attended University of Maryland-Baltimore County. 2006 Spent the season in the Atlanta Braves organization, splitting the season between Richmond (AAA) and Atlanta...Made 11 relief appearances for the Braves, going 0-0 with a 7.04 ERA in just 7.2 innings...Had success at Richmond, compiling a 2-3 record with 4 saves and a 2.36 ERA in 35 games, including 1 start...in 53.1 innings, allowed just 39 hits and 14 earned runs...walked 17 and struck out 52 in holding opponents to a .202 average. 2005 Had three stints with the Yankees in 2005, going 0-1 with a 6.39 ERA in 13 games. ... Signed with the Yankees as a free agent on 4/4 after appearing in eight Spring Training games with San Francisco. ... Had a 2-3 record and one save in 46 games with Triple-A Columbus, posting a 3.61 ERA. ... Had contract purchased by Yankees on 7/1 and made five relief appearances before being sent back to Columbus on 7/20. 2004 Served as long man in 1st season with SF, while also making 2 spot starts and emerging as one of NL's premier escape artists...was acquired March 30 from Milwaukee...ranked 5th in senior circuit by stranding 79.1% of inherited runners (34-of-43)...opened Giants career by logging 5.1-scoreless innings over initial 7 outings, and by forging 11 scoreless efforts in 1st 13 SF appearances overall...posted 1st SF victory May 21 vs. Montreal in Puerto Rico...faced 4 batters July 28 at San Diego before being removed with lower back strain, ailment which landed him on Disabled List day later...was activated from DL between games of Aug. 18 doubleheader vs. Montreal, making his 1st spot start in nightcap...was brilliant in his 1st start since Sept. 26, 2003 at Houston (with Milwaukee), limiting Expos to 1 run on 3 singles over 6.0 innings of 14-4 victory...both opening assignments came while Jason Schmidt was sidelined due to right groin strain...returned to bullpen for final month of season, posting 4.26 ERA (3er, 6.1ip) over his final 6 appearances...was unscored upon in 25 of his 41 relief appearances overall (61.0%)...spent winter playing for Magallenes of Venezuelan Winter League. 2003 Parlayed successful late-season run previous season into Brewers' rotation spot in 2003...made 34 starts (36 appearances overall), going 10-13 with 5.50 ERA...proved to be durable, working at least 6.0 innings in 19 of 34 starts, while logging 194.2 frames overall...led NL in runs allowed (129), earned runs allowed (199), home runs allowed (36) and was tied for 1st in balks (4)...fashioned winning record on road, going 5-4 with 5.38 ERA (62er, 103.ip) in 19 outings (18 starts) away from Miller Park...hurled 1st career shutout, only blanking by Brewers pitcher all season, May 21 vs. San Diego...fired 2-hitter vs. Padres, allowing just pair of singles (2bb, 5so)...posted consecutive victories on 3 separate occasions, doing so May 16-21, July 17-22 and Aug. 22-27...worked 2.2-scoreless innings in pair of relief appearances, April 3 at St. Louis and April 19 at Houston...pitched winter ball for Magallanes in Venezuelan League. 2002 Was converted to starter by Houston organization and excelled...entered season having made just 7 starts in 244 career minor league outings, but went 13-9 with 3.17 ERA in 27 opening assignments (29 appearances overall) with triple-A New Orleans...led Pacific Coast League with 163 strikeouts, while ranking 3rd in ERA and 2nd with 179.0 innings pitched...was sent to Milwaukee with IF Keith Ginter to complete Aug. 31 deal with Houston that sent Astros IF Mark Loretta in exchange for 2 players to be named later and cash considerations...made his Brewers debut Sept. 19 vs. St. Louis in 1st of 4 starts with new club...went 2-1 with 2.63 ERA (7er, 24.0ip) in Milwaukee uniform, holding opponents to .188 avg. against (16-for-85)...earned 1st ML victory against former club, allowing 1 run in 6.0 innings to defeat Houston 5-4 Sept. 19 at Miller Park...in fact, went 2-0 with 0.95 ERA (2er, 19.0ip) in final 3 starts. 2001 Made Astros' Opening Day roster, making 11 relief appearances out of gate...was touched for 6.75 ERA (9er, 12.0ip) with Houston and was optioned to triple-A New Orleans May 5...went 2-1 with 3.81 ERA (21er, 49.2ip) in 41 games out of Zephyrs' bullpen, striking out 51. 2000 Began season at New Orleans, but was recalled after posting 3-3 mark with 3.63 ERA (18er, 44.2ip) in 48 games...made ML debut July 24 vs. Cincinnati, retiring Ken Griffey, Jr. for 1st big league out...established career high with 3.2-innings of relief work Aug. 9 at Shea Stadium...fashioned 2.79 ERA (3er, 9.2ip) in 16 outings Aug. 12-Sept. 24, allowing just 6 hits in 34 at-bats (.176). 1999 Earned Texas League mid-season All-Star honors during 1st season in Astros' system, going 3-1 with 20 saves and 1.61 ERA (9er, 50.1ip) in 46 games for double-A Jackson...save total paced all Houston farmhands and was 3rd-best in TL, while he ranked 2nd among circuit's relievers with .178 avg. against (31-for-174)...actually began season with single-A Kissimmee, but was promoted in May after forging 3-0 mark with 1.53 ERA (3er, 17.2ip) in 12 games. 1998 In final year with Dodgers' organization, won career-high 9 games while notching 10 saves for single-A Vero Beach...worked in 48 games, posting 3.53 ERA (34er, 86.2ip). 1997 Pitched primarily out of bullpen, but did make 7 starts for single-A Savannah...also made 1 relief appearance for single-A San Bernardino, combining for 5-3 record with 2 saves and 3.11 ERA (29er, 84.0ip) in 29 games. 1996 Made professional debut by making 20 relief appearances for rookie-level Yakima in Los Angeles system...went 1-0 with 1 save and 2.52 ERA (7er, 25.0ip) for Northwest League champions.